March 30, 2023

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Zidane after leaving Saint-Germain: My interest in football

Zidane after leaving Saint-Germain: My interest in football

Former French Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says he still has the “torch” to continue his coaching career, despite being out of the game for a year after leaving Spanish club Real Madrid.

Zidane left the “Santiago Bernabeu” stadium, ending his second term with the Royals at the end of the 2020/21 season, winning three consecutive Champions League titles during his first term. Time with real.

News reports say Zidane has since taken over the leadership of several teams, including France, where he topped the list of candidates after Argentina’s Mauricio Pochettino in training with the French team Paris Saint-Germain. After the trophy finals, he may succeed Didier Deschamps, the coach of the French national team. This year the world is in Qatar.

With the chances of Saint-Germain taking on Nice coach Christophe Caldier as head of the French capital team’s technical leadership, it looks like Zidane will continue to step out of the round.

But the former France international, who won the World Cup in 1998, hopes to return to training without jumping straight into any available job.

“I want to continue. I’m still carrying this torch. Football is my passion, but I’m happy now, that’s the most important thing,” Zidane, 50, told France’s Telefood project.

During the two-team match at the 2006 World Cup final in Germany, Italian Marco spoke of Zidane’s “butt” against Madras, which led to his dismissal from Italy for the match against France. Penalties, crowning the World Cup, the fourth in its history.

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Zidane stressed, “I’m not proud of what I did, but it’s part of my journey. Even in a person’s life, not everything goes right.”